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It’s been referred several times that Rowling modelled Hogwarts after standard UK structure for schools, which makes sense given she attended those.
Stuff like OWLS and NEWTs are modelled around normal tests in UK (GCE and A levels I think). So are other things around the general structure.
Is it usual in the UK for students to also be sorted around into houses or groups or is that an invention by Rowling with no base on real life?